OSU Extension Service and agricultural research news

The Extension and Experiment Station Communications (EESC) department writes news releases about OSU’s agricultural research as well as the various programs offered by the university’s Extension Service. Below is an archive of these stories as well as a list of stories published in the media about Extension. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

February 4, 2005

The Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) program is sponsoring a statewide essay contest for Oregon high school students. The essay topic is the importance of agriculture.

January 21, 2005

The Oregon State University Extension Service’s Small Farms Program will host the 5th annual farm direct marketing conference on Saturday, February 26, 2005 at the LaSells Stewart Center at OSU in Corvallis.

January 19, 2005

The Benton County office of the OSU Extension Service’s annual "Insights into Gardening," workshop will be on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005 at OSU.

January 11, 2005

Andrew Plantinga, an OSU economist, has just completed a study examining ways to calculate compensation for landowners affected by Oregon’s historic land-use laws.

January 4, 2005

“Far Side Entomology,” the course Michael Burgett created for OSU’s Honors College, will be featured this week on National Public Radio in a series on cool college classes.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 20, 2015

Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants

November 13, 2015

Use the 'one-third' system for easy composting

October 30, 2015

Bring tender perennials inside so they'll survive

October 23, 2015

Pollinators are thrilled to find flora partners in the garden

October 16, 2015

Officials need more time to monitor ash whitefly before making recommendations